Roy Barry

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Roy Barry
Personal information
Full name Roy Alexander Barry
Date of birth (1942-09-19) 19 September 1942 (age 74)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Musselburgh Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1966 Heart of Midlothian 94 (8)
1966–1969 Dunfermline 94 (6)
1969–1973 Coventry City 83 (2)
1973–1975 Crystal Palace 42 (1)
1975–1976 Hibernian 36 (0)
1976–1978 East Fife 12 (0)
1978-1979 Nuneaton Borough 2 (0)
Total 361 (17)
Teams managed
1976–1978 East Fife
1982 Oxford United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Roy Alexander Barry (born 19 September 1942) is a Scottish former professional footballer.[1]

Barry played for Musselburgh Athletic's junior side before being signed by Hearts. He then moved to Dunfermline for £13,000, where he helped the club defeat Hearts in the 1968 Scottish Cup Final. Dunfermline sold him to Coventry City for £40,000, who then sold him to Crystal Palace for £45,000. He later signed for Hibernian and ended his senior playing career at East Fife, who he also managed. Barry later became caretaker manager of Oxford United.


  1. ^ "Roy Barry". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  • Jeffrey, Jim (2005). The Men Who Made Hibernian F.C. since 1946. Tempus Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-7524-3091-2. 

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